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    Vintage Habit Rouge Dry Eau de Cologne

    Hi there. I hope this is the right place to post this question. If not please move it to the right place and let me know!! I have collected perfumes for years but hardly sold any so I'm not...
  2. Juice inside bottle is so much more important! I...

    Juice inside bottle is so much more important! I won't hesitate to buy a capless bottle as long as the juice is fine. Afterall I smell the fragrance for hours and hours, but only see the bottle for...
  3. Re: Tribute Error - I think I got 12 ml for 30ml price

    12ml on the left, 30ml on the right. HTH. Both bought from Harrods 2011.
    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=20248&d=1365955625
  4. Re: Tribute Error - I think I got 12 ml for 30ml price

    Good question. The thing is that Amouage doesn't even label the attar bottles themselves, no name no volume. When I bought mine I remember that they had it on the outside a label - on it was a...
  5. Re: Tribute Error - I think I got 12 ml for 30ml price

    Hi I have a 12ml bottle of Homage and 30ml bottle of Tribute right in front of me. The sizes of the boxes are identical. So what you think of as a 12ml box can actually be a 30ml box.
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    amouage tribute parfim de nicolai vie de chateau...

    amouage tribute
    parfim de nicolai vie de chateau
    these two are the biggeat tobacco i have experienced.
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    How does Berlin compare to Rose de Nuit? Does...

    How does Berlin compare to Rose de Nuit? Does anyone know?
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    Re: uh oh Duchaufour

    I totally agree. In a odd sort of way Duchaufour involvement in creating a perfume for Googoosha actually brought awareness of this dictatorship to more people. I have never heard about it until...
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    Re: uh oh Duchaufour

    There is no need to go all the way to the Far East. Just look around Europe and US and you will find plenty of "internships" or "traineeships" that pays not even a $1 an hour - they pay nothing.
    ...
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    Re: uh oh Duchaufour

    Same applies to Dickens.
  11. Re: CD Miss Dior EDP - do you think a guy could pull this off?

    Why don't you give it a go and see how it feels? I think it's the same style as Aromatic Elixir (for women), which is similar to Aramis 900 (for men).
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    Re: Hong Kong - Perfume Niche Guide

    I was at the PP Lane Crawford a few weeks ago and the SA at the perfume section told me that they are soon moving out to IFC.
  13. Re: New Scent: Kiehl's 160th Anniversary Limited Edition Musk Eau de Toilette Spray

    Is it EDT or oil? I went to Norstrom's website and although item description says EDT the photo is that a bottle of oil. Then I went to Selfridges and Harrod's websites and they both say oil, with...
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    Re: Teint de Neige - mistranslated

    It does make much better sense. TY
  15. Re: L'Artisan sale - I've just managed to get 100ml of Jour de Fete (for £21!!)

    Hey you are lucky! Loads of people ordered on the 22nd also and got nothing. What did you order? Was it JDF? It seems to be the only fragrance that people receive.
  16. Re: L'Artisan sale - I've just managed to get 100ml of Jour de Fete (for £21!!)

    Has anyone actually received anything from L'Artisan? Looks like they don't have enough stock and people who have placed orders are not receiving anything.
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    Re: Creed FldThR going same way as Caron Rose?

    Have you tried calling Les Senteurs? As well as Fortnam and Mason and Selfridges? At least one of those places should have it!

    If not there are places in EU that sell it.
  18. Until I see this company's name appearing on this...

    Until I see this company's name appearing on this list I am not holding my breath!...
  19. How can they be sure that the 25 people will...

    How can they be sure that the 25 people will write back?
  20. Re: Comme des Garcons Wonderwood and I know I've smelled this before.

    I like Wonderwood rather much... but this Satellite Padparadscha is rather hard to get!!
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    Re: Would you wear Creed if......

    Yes of course. I would have been able to make purchases without thinking hard and/or plan my purchases. And I love variety in fragrances so lower prices I'll buy more.
  22. Re: Serge Lutens - Sarrasins: How are we all feeling about this one?

    I think the critics are too dismissive towards it - they all think A La Nuit is better but I think Sarrasins iis superior. A La Nuit is loud and pure with no subtleties, whereas Sarrasins is a multi...
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    Sticky: Re: On Getting Free Samples from Companies Now

    My point exactly - both shops are in London...

    In London you may wear Frederic Malle - out of London you may not! :-(
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    Sticky: Re: On Getting Free Samples from Companies Now

    I feel especially outraged that they give out samples for free in shops but won't send them out at reasonable costs. It's just discrimination against people who live out of big cities. In UK they...
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    Sticky: Re: On Getting Free Samples from Companies Now

    They are not allowed to sell Creeds online. So you must make them a call. After the initial call they will communicate with you via email but still for the credit card transaction you have to do it...
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    Re: How to unscrew the cap on a Creed Flacon?

    With stuck glass stopper - use something to tap it - with cloth or something soft wrapped around it... tapping the stopper makes it go loose and you'll be able to open the bottle. Just keep on...
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    Rather pretty bottle!! <3
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    Re: Guerlain L'Heure Bleue EDP vs PDT

    To me LHB in PDT (and other vintage formulation predates that) have a smokier base. mikeperez23 did you notice sth similar?
  29. Re: Jardin en Mediterranee - What colour's your juice?

    Resurrecting this thread once more. Someone on MUA asks about the same thing and I'd pointed her here. Anyway, I think I should throw in my 2 cents.

    I have bought several bottles of Jardin en...
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    Re: Best of Serge Lutens non-export line

    My god you will stay well scented for yonks!!!

    I totally love your choice. I am plananing a purchase of Santal de Mysore, La Myrrhe, Rose De Nuit, Cuir Mauresque this coming xmas. Last time I...
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    Re: Why Turin isn't updating the Guide

    Could it be that he just doesn't have enough subscribers?
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    Re: Best of Serge Lutens non-export line

    I found this post after searching for which SL has aldehydes... I had taken a blotter dipped in a bottle at the SL mothership and when I got back to my hotel I realise that I'd already forgotten...
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    Musc Samarkand by Les Néréides 2006

    A review on mimifroufrou:
    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2006/08/perfume_review_musings_musk_sa.html

    Thank you Grant!
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    Re: Serge Lutens Starts Shipping Worldwide!!

    Email is also OK. I got mine after writing them a email. I think the wax sample is such a nice thing, it helped me to decide on what to buy at the mothership, otherwise I would have gotten so...
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    Re: L’Artisan Parfumeur anywhere ??

    You can now find them in most John Lewis stores and also on their website!!!
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    Poll: Re: Chamade vs Nahema

    I like Nahema much better.
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    Re: Guerlain Opinions Needed "Vintage"? LHB?

    No message
  38. Hermes, Eau de Ginza, Jean Claude Ellena, Japan exlusive 2006

    Thank you!!
  39. Sel de Vetiver perfumer not Jean Claude but Celine

    Hi Grant,

    The Sel de Vetiver (2006) by Different Company is actually by Celine Ellena, as per TDC's website information.

    Thanks!!!
  40. Re: Fragrance reminiscent of male armpits/sweat? - Legit. posting

    Diorella is an lemony armpit.
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    penhaligons perfumers update

    Hi Grant

    I'd just noticed that Penhaligon's has updated its website to include the name of the perfumer in many of their fragrances. Here is the list:

    Bluebell - M. Pickthall
    Elizabethan Rose...
  42. Re: Lolita Lempicka au Masculin, then what's next?

    how about Shalimar?
  43. Re: Dior Homme vs L´Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme

    Why is Penhaligon's Endymion brought into this discussion? My personal experience is that it's nothing like Dior Homme or L'Instant. It's much more bracing. I find it curious. Could you explain...
  44. Re: Please "bring it to the group" - how big is your FB collection?

    I'm definitely in the 100s.

    Say if you're very smittened with one scent, would you do this? Because the same frag can smell different depending on the strength and vintage you might want to have...
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    Re: most expensive fragrance you have purchased.

    That's pretty good price, where did you get it from if you don't mind me asking?
  46. Re: Dior Homme vs L´Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme

    L'Instant de Guerlain for sure.
    I did two side by side comparisons (DH EDT vs LGPH Extreme) and although the two start out very similar, DH is softer and it's iris/citrus core with cocoa dusting...
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    Guerlain White Rose

    Early 1900s, discontinued.

    Saw an empty bottle on eBay today:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320373249476
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    I'd been wondering for a long time (for the past six months) why izar* seems to have an unlimited supply of hard to find / in great demand vintage perfumes for sell. Now I understand. Thanks for...
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Did you fund your paypal with a CC? You should talk to your CC company for a refund and let your CC company get the money back from Paypal. If you were in UK I'll suggest that you take Paypal to...
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    Re: Chanel 19 Vintage EDP question

    To be honest at first glance I think the box looks a bit faked but after scrutinising the fonts for a long while I come to the conclusion that I can't tell whether it is fake or real. Have you...
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    Re: ☆ Vintage Guerlain ☆

    these photos have gotto be the best porn i have seen for a very long while! :@)
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    Re: Chanel 19 Vintage EDP question

    Asha,

    There should be a very faint 4-digit number at the back close to the base of the bottle. Since it is a sealed bottle the number on the jar should match the one etched at the bottle of the...
  53. Re: New Luca Turin book - your thoughts? Here are mine.

    That's what I'd noticed too. May I add the following:
    Aramis (Aramis) ****
    Tuscany per Donna (Aramis) ****
    Be Delicious (DKNY) ***
    Cashmere Mist (Donna Karan) **
    DKNY Delicious Night (Donna...
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    Re: tried Mitsouko fleur de lotus !

    Thanks for the review. My dad is a Chinese teapot maniac and v into tea as well but I must say I have never heard of lotus tea though!!
  55. Re: [Sorry. Ended] 100 Bottles of Penhaligon's Douro Eau de Portugal up for grabs

    Postman had just delivered my bottle!!!
  56. Re: [Sorry. Ended] 100 Bottles of Penhaligon's Douro Eau de Portugal up for grabs

    YEAH!!! I'm one of the winners!!! <3 Penhaligon's and Grant for sorting out tons of names and addresses!!
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    Re: Oh no. Chanel No. 19 Changed?

    bois de jasmin wrote about it being reformulated a while ago. the old juice and new juice are of different colour too.

    http://boisdejasmin.typepad.com/_/2006/03/chanel_no_19.html
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    Re: Quick Bulgari Black Question!

    Funny that everybody talks about this rubber note but I just really can't smell it. May be my brain register it as something else.
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    Re: How unisex would you consider Shalimar EDP

    I have came across an pre noughties bottle of parfum, it's v smokey and v unisex.
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    Re: Fans of original Guerlain Vetiver must-read

    I'd be v grateful if someone mail me information on where to buy oakmoss absolute.
  61. Re: [UK Only] 100 Bottles of Penhaligon's Douro Eau de Portugal up for grabs

    This is so nice!! I love penhaligon's! Their hammam bouquet is stunning.
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage - EDT vs EDP

    Heritage caught my fancy today and when I looked around on the web and - lucky to me - I found this discussion. I am wondering if what she said is right - well she works for Guerlain so she must...
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